Unlock PHP 8: From Basic to Advanced

Roni Sommerfeld

SKU: 9789355519757


ISBN: 9789355519757
eISBN: 9789355519184
Authors: Roni Sommerfeld
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 418
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

This comprehensive guide starts with the fundamentals and gradually progresses to advanced techniques. It provides a structured learning path with clear explanations, practical examples, and hands-on exercises, equipping you with the skills to build modern websites and interactive web applications.

Explore what is new in PHP 8 with this comprehensive guide, excellent for web developers looking to start or refresh their skills and adopt the latest advances in PHP. From the fundamentals to advanced features, this book covers everything you need to know about PHP 8, including migrating from an old version of PHP, object-oriented programming, error handling, and database integration. With practical advice on security and performance best practices, it is an essential reading for those who want to stay ahead in the fast-paced world of web development.

By the end of this comprehensive guide, you will be a confident PHP 8 developer with the knowledge and skills to build modern, secure, and performant web applications. You will be comfortable working with data structures, interacting with databases, and creating dynamic user experiences.


  • Explore new features and enhancements of PHP 8+.
  • Enhance your PHP 8 skills with tips and tricks.
  • Practical insights on error handling, databases, and beyond.


  • Understand the new features and improvements in PHP 8+.
  • Apply advanced object-oriented programming techniques in PHP.
  • Efficiently manage data using PHP for forms, sessions, and cookies.
  • Handle errors and exceptions in PHP to write robust code.
  • Implement secure practices and optimize PHP performance.
  • Connect to and manipulate databases with PHP for data persistence.


This book is written for web developers of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced programmers looking to refresh their knowledge with the latest PHP 8 features and best practices.

  1. Introduction to PHP 8
  2. Fundamentals with PHP 8
  3. Functions in PHP
  4. Forms, Sessions and Cookies
  5. Arrays and Collections
  6. OOP Advanced Features of PHP 8+
  7. Handling Errors and Exceptions
  8. Database and Data Persistence with PHP
  9. Advanced Development with PHP
  10. Best Practices Security and Performance with PHP

Roni Sommerfeld, Brazilian and German, is a technology enthusiast with extensive experience in system development since 2010. He has worked on highly complex projects, handling over 50 million records daily with PHP. As the founder of the PHPiando blog and YouTube channel, he shares tips and insights on programming. Living in Portugal with his wife Isabel, daughter Anne, and their dog Odin, he swaps code for cooking, blending culinary recipes with programming ones in a delightful harmony.

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